James "Jim" Edward Johnson "Nestor" passed away on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, at the Chillicothe Veteran's Hospital at the age of 73. James was born August 25th, 1948, to Lotus and Marie Nestor in Belington, West Virginia. James graduated from Watkins Memorial High School in May of 1968. While serving in Vietnam from 1968 - 1970, James was severely wounded and spent time recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He obtained an Associate's Degree in Finance and went on to receive his real estate license. He worked for several real estate companies including Century 21, and ReMax. James owned Priced Right Realty of Reynoldsburg, Ohio for several years.
James is survived by his wife, Sue Johnson of Blacklick, OH, a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Amy Johnson (from Joy Wheeler marriage), 3 grandchildren, Hannah, Jacob and Sam, all of Yankton, SD. James is also survived by siblings, Mike (Betty) Johnson, Ted (Sharon) Nestor, Donnie Nestor, Cassie Grafton, Charlie (Elaine) Nestor, Sharon (Larry) Davis, all of Ohio, Mary (Kevin) Bartlett, Ronnie Nestor, Donnie Nestor, Larry Nestor, all of WV. James is also survived by many nieces and nephews who all enjoyed his stories and company over the years.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Lotus and Marie Nestor, and a nephew, Dennis Alkire.
An honor memorial will be held from 1-4 PM, Sunday, October 24th, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 1420 S. Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068.
Published by MilitaryTimes.com on Oct. 10, 2021.